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New Anthology to Assist Haiti Earthquake Victims Published

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Devastated when the earthquake struck my native land last year, I am honored to relate the news about a newly published book, A Lime Jewel: An Anthology of Poetry and Short Stories in Aid of Haiti. The book will be launched on October 26th. All of the proceeds from sales of the book will be donated to the Lambi Fund of Haiti.

The editor, Yetunde Ruban from London, England, was moved with a deep compassion for the earthquake victims. Yetunde and her Meetup group came up with the idea of publishing the anthology. “A Lime Jewel,” says Ms. Ruban, “is a lasting memorial to those who perished in the 12 January earthquake and a declaration of solidarity with the survivors.”

What makes this anthology so unique is that it is intended to celebrate Haiti’s rich heritage and culture. The authors who contributed to this one of a kind book range from between 10 and 75 years of age and come from all walks of life.

Many international individuals contributed to completion of A Lime Jewel. Among them are: Nadifa Mohammed, NiiAyiwei Parkes, Simon Murray, Ann-Margaret Lim, Christine-Jean Blain, Geoffrey Philp, and many others.

The official launch date is October 26 2010 at Ty Crepe, 99 Brixton Hill, London SW2 1AA at 7.00 p.m.

For more information please visit: A Lime Jewel’s website.

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About Nicole Weaver

Nicole weaver is an award-winning author. Her first trilingual book Marie and Her Friend the Sea Turtle was published in 2009. Her love for languages and other cultures resulted in publishing the award-winning book, My Sister Is My Best Friend which was published in 2011 by Guardian Angel Publishing. My Sister Is My Best Friend has won the following awards: 2012 Creative Child Awards Program consisting of moms and educators has awarded this book the 2012 PREFERRED CHOICE AWARD Kids Picture Storybooks category. 2012 Children's Literary Classics Seal of Approval 2012 Children's Literary Classics Gold Award Readers' Favorite 5 Star Review Her newest book , My Brother Is My Best Friend was also published by Guardian Angel Publishing, January 2014.